(Beijing) The National Health Commission on Sunday announced 1,318 new confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, down from 1,334 cases on Friday.
The Chinese mainland has reported 1,318 new locally confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Of the confirmed domestic cases reported on Saturday, 1,006 were in Shanghai, 242 in Jilin, 16 in Zhejiang, 10 in Guangdong and three in Beijing.
The rest were reported in 12 other district-level regions.
Besides, 33 new imported COVID-19 cases have been reported across the mainland.
Saturday also saw 25,111 new asymptomatic carriers on the Chinese mainland, including 25,037 domestic carriers and 74 imported carriers, the commission said.
Among the asymptomatic carriers, 23,937 have been reported in Shanghai and 755 in Jilin.
A total of 1,988 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals on the Chinese mainland on Saturday, the National Health Commission said on Sunday.
In its daily report, the commission said 27,745 close contacts were discharged from medical observation on the mainland on Saturday.
A total of 137,166 patients had been discharged from hospitals across the mainland after recovery by the end of Saturday, according to the report.